Updates from our Director of Performance Training

by Jul 15, 2020

Parents and coaches, I’m thrilled to be leading the charge inside the Performance Center as we lay the bricks to create something special here at Titan. Strength & Performance training that fosters Long Term Athletic Development (LTAD), Injury Prevention and safe progressions while meeting athletes of all ages where they are at.

The following are the Performance Center’s core values pertaining to athlete development:

Prepare & Protect
Move Well
Move Strong
Move Fast
Thrive!

Our athlete programming will always address common components of Sports Performance:

Strength – Speed – Power Development – Injury Prevention – Stability – Agility – Mobility – Recovery – Nutrition – Movement Skills – Conditioning – Self Confidence – Flexibility

At Titan, our mission: To provide evidence based sports performance training to our clients in pursuit of reaching their goals.

 

 

What Are Benefits of Strength Training for Young Athletes?

  • Children can learn proper movement patterns such as how to squat, lunge, bend, lift, push, pull, and rotate.
  • Being able to improve functional range of motion where kids can safely play sports and activities.
  • Increase central nervous system function, mainly in the form of coordination of inter and intramuscular coordination.
  • Increase in strength of bones by placing appropriate controlled stress to them.
  • Increase in tensile strength of muscles and tendons.
  • For a highly respected organization reference read here (Mayo Clinic)

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    What Are Titan’s Core Principles of Sports Performance Training? 

    The following are the Performance Center’s core values pertaining to athlete development:

    Prepare & Protect (Do No Harm)
    Move Well
    Move Strong
    Move Fast
    Thrive!

     

    Coach Miguel, CSCS

     Director of Sports Performance and Head Coach

     Coach Miguel is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS*). Coach Miguel holds a USAW-L2 (Advanced Sport Performance Coach). Coach Miguel served as a contract strength coach within Tulsa Public Schools while working with 450+ student athletes (from basketball, soccer, volleyball, baseball, football, softball & POM). 

    Coach Miguel is completing his Masters in Human Performance: strength and conditioning this fall. He is thrilled to incorporate proven results driven sports performance training while taking into the latest research in the field of strength and conditioning. 

    Coach Miguel’s mission in one sentence: “To create the most resilient athlete possible. 

    *A CSCS is professional that acquired in-depth knowledge in the areas of strength training and conditioning.  The areas include the scientific principles and concepts associated with the physiological adaptations to training, as well as the practical aspects of designing safe and effective conditioning programs for athletes. They conduct sport-specific testing sessions, design and implement safe and effective strength training and conditioning programs and provide guidance regarding nutrition and injury prevention. 

    P: 918.200.9881 | Office: 918.728.7159

     

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